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Louis Tauzin

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLouis•Tauzin
Used nameLouis•Tauzin
Other namesLouis Eugène Tauzin
Born12 August 1882 in Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine (FRA)
NOC(s) France


Louis Tauzin was the son of landscape and sea painter, lithographer, and poster artist (1842-1915) of the same name. The sculptor was a pupil of Jules Coutan at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. The first version of the 32 cm high bronze statue Le lancer de poids probably dates back to 1913.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1924 Summer Olympics Art Competitions Sculpturing, Open Olympic AC FRA Louis Tauzin